Posted by Theodora on February 7th, 2012
A Place To Bury Strangers stunning new EP, Onwards To The Wall, is out today folks and it’s been going like hotcakes already! Wait, what does that saying even mean anyway? Are hotcakes really in that much demand? Much like hotcakes though, this EP is dense and satisfying, and many folks seem to agree with us. Check out these nice words from a few critics already:
“APTBS re-arrange the basic elements of Noise-Pop by destroying whatever preconceived notion you had towards the genre. Instruments are merely tools used to test the limits and knowledge of what sonic exploration really means, and Onwards to the Wall resembles the Home Depot at times.” -Aquarium Drunkard
“With moments of breathing room and stripped melodies, APTBS continue subtle explorations of their strengths and the conflict between cacophony and harmony.” -Consequence of Sound
“Onwards to the Wall opens with “I Lost You”…a pummeling onslaught of banshee-wail guitar stacked on top of a chugging motorik bass riff, plus some gnarly, rancid feedback.” -Pitchfork
Order the Onwards To The Wall HERE and check out their recent interview with NYLON guys, where you can stream the full EP for free.